Chemistry 1402 General Chemistry I

Summer 2011 SECTION: 20

 

Instructor: Dr. Robert E. Belford

Office: SCLB 275

Email: rebelford@ualr.edu

WEB PAGE: online.ualr.edu/rebelford

Office Phone: 569-8844

 

Lecture: 8:40-10:10 Daily, 102 Freiberg Hall

 

Text: Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity, 7th ed., by Kotz & Treichel, Saunders, 2003

Handouts in Class

 

Office Hours: 8:10-8:30 and by appointment

 

Chemistry Computer Laboratory: SCLB 263

 

Class Bulletin Board: Outside SCLB 275 keys to exams and quizzes will be posted.

 

Attendance: Attendance is required in this course

 

Lecture: Read the text assignments before the class period. The lecturer will use his time for demonstrations, explanations of difficult points of the text and for illustrations of the text material in relation to other areas of interest. Text material that can be learned by a moderate amount of study on your part may not be repeated in lecture.

 

Grade Calculation:

4 exam scores 400 pts

Comprehensive Final 200 pts

Laboratory Average 200 pts

 

Final grade Distributions: 90-100% A

80-89% B

70-79% C

60-69% D

0 - 59% F

 

There will be NO MAKEUP EXAMS. All exams will be closed book and closed notes. You will be allowed to use a non-alphanumeric/programmable calculator and students may not share calculators or use cell phones during quizzes or exams.

 

The last day to withdraw from this course is May 18. Final Exam is Monday, May 28 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

 

It is the policy of UALR to accommodate students with disabilities, pursuant to state and federal law. Any student with a disability who needs accommodation, for example in seating placement or in arrangements for examinations, should inform the instructor at the beginning of the course. The chair of the department offering this course is also available to assist with accommodations. Students with disabilities are also encouraged to contact the Office of Disability Support Services, which is located in the Donaghey Student Center, Room 103, telephone 569-3143, and on the Web at http:www.ualr.edu/~dssdept/index.html.

 

Good Luck and Study Hard!

 

 

 

Suggested Problems:

 

There will be a series of Interactive Practice Quiz Problems posted on the WEB as the semester proceeds. These should help in preparation for upcoming exams and quizzes

 

Suggested Text Problems:

 

 

Chapter 1: 12-15,20,24,26,34,38,40,44,46,50,52,62

Chapter 2: 6,10,12,20,22,24,30,32,34,36,38,46

Chapter 3: 3,7,12,16,18,20,22,24,28,30,32,34,38,40,42,44,46,48,52,54,56,58,60,62,64,

66,68,70,72,74

Chapter 4: 2,4,8,10,12,14,16,18,20,22,24,26,28,30,32,36,38,40,42,58,60

Chapter 5: 3,5,7,22,24,26,28,30,32,34,36,38,40,50,52,54,56,58,60,62,64,66,68,70,72,74,

76,78,80,82,84,86,88,90

Chapter 6: 2,12,14,16,18,20,22,24,26,28,30,32,34,36,38,40,42,50,52,54,56,58,60,62,64,

68,74,82,84,100

Chapter 7: 15,17,20,22,26,30,32,34,36,38,40,42,44,46,48,50,52,54,56,58,60

Chapter 8: 12,14,16,18,20,22,24,26,28,30,34,36,38,40,42

Chapter 9: 10,28,30,32,34,36,38,40,42,44,46,48,50,54,56,58,60,62,64,68,70,72,74,76,78

82,84,96

Chapter 10: 22,24,26,32,34,36,38

Chapter 12: 10,14,20,24,26,28,30,32,34,36,38,40,42,44,46,48,50,52,54,56,58,60

Chapter 13: 16,16,20,22,24,26,28,30,32,3444,46,48,62

Chapter 23: 12,14,16,18,20,22,24,26,46,50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tentative Lecture Schedule

 

 

 

Date Text & Topics

May 23 Chapter 1&2: (1-29) Placement Exam, Introduction, States of Matter, Elements, Atoms, Compounds & Molecules, Density, Temperature, Units of Measurement

24 (30-49) Precision, Accuracy, Significant figures, Dimensional Analysis & Problem solving

25 Chapter 2: (50-70) Atomic Structure, Isotopes & Molar Mass & The Periodic Table

26 (71-88) The Periodic Table, Molecules, Ions, Compounds

& Nomenclature

27 (88-111) Mole, Empirical Formulas & Hydrated Compounds,

30 Memorial Day

31 Chapter 3(112-130) Balancing Chemical Eqs, precipitation rxns

June 01 (122-157)Acid-Base Reactions & Titrations

02 Exam 1: Chapters 1-3

03 Chapter 4: (159-181) Stoichiometry

06 (182-201) Stoichiometry

07 (208-232) Chemical Thermodynamics & Enthalpy

(232-267), Enthalpies of Reaction, Hess's Law & Standard State Enthalpies

08 Chapter 11 (514530) Gas Laws,

09 (530-553) Gas Mixtures, Kinetic Molecular Theory & Non Ideal

Gases

10 Catch up

13 Exam 2: Chapters 4,5,11

14 Chapter 6: (268-287) Electromagnetic Radiation, Bohr Model & Quantum Mechanics

15 Chapter 7: (287- 319) Orbital Shapes, Pauli Exclusion Principle, Electron Configurations,

16 (320-347) Atomic Properties and Periodic Trends

17 Chapter 8: (348-374) Ionic & Covalent Bonds, Lewis Dot Structures & Resonance

20 Chapter 9: (375-391, 405-422) Bond Properties & VB Theory

21 (422-433) Valence Bond,

22 ( 554-575) Intermolecular Forces, Properties of Liquids

23 Exam 3: Chapters 6-9

24 (1060-1095) Nuclear Chemistry

27 Final Exam